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Address: Chiang Dao, Thailand

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Very interesting market

I enjoyed this market because it was educational as well as interesting......there were craftsmen making woven items for sale....at a very reasonable price....everyone was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Haiku, Hawaii
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was in Chiang Dao area for 4 months recently, from December 2014 to March 2015. As a result, I had a chance to visit this market at least 4 Tuesday mornings. I REALLY enjoyed it. Like the other reviewers have said, it's an authentic Thailand market, not something designed for tourists - very different from the Night Bazaar or... More 

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Haiku, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I enjoyed this market because it was educational as well as interesting......there were craftsmen making woven items for sale....at a very reasonable price....everyone was very friendly also....i purchased some very beautiful gifts made by the artist.....a nice place to support local culture from several different hill tribes

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Chiang mai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Freshly picked fruit and veges , home made bread and cakes and a lot of well priced clothing. This market is well attended taking up the whole main street,both sides

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I like Thai Markets and this oine takes up most of the High Street through central Chiang Dao. Well worth taking time out to walk round it. Once a week on a Tuesday. It's hot and dusty - there are very few tourist trinkets here - but the Hilltribes visit in their traditional costumes and buy and sell their wears.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Having wasted a lot of time looking at "authentic" hill tribe crafts in the tourist markets of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, I really found this market enjoyable. It is simply a real market where local people (including the hill tribes) come to buy and sell everything from fresh vegetables, to clothes to hardware. We were here 2 hours and... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

There are many good and cheap stuffs. Open on tuesday in the morning. You will see local people and many hilltribe come to buy and sell products. Real lifestyie of Chiang Dao community.

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Cagliari, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Among all autentic thigs around Chiang Mai, I'm not sure why this market is even mentioned. I planned my 'day-out' around it and it was a great disappointment. The major attraction was the Thai cafe place at the end of it. Just skip it

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I didn't see a lot I was interested in buying (except for food -- have a light breakfast). The real value here (for me) was people watching. Especially the hill tribe people who come down for the market. If you haven't seen many Asian markets, it is a sight to see. There are some very interesting things to see even... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

A bustling market with many bargains, frequented by both locals and tourists alike. I personally visited this market many times as I was in Chiangdao for 2 months.

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Telluride, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Near the cave is a market that specializes in crazy varieties of ginger. I've never seen so many types. Some stalls also feature an unusual fern called Golden Chicken. It looks like an animal.

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Address: Address: Chiang Dao, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Dao

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